Radio transmissions released online reveal the Captain telling the control tower he “Can Still See” while he was flying.
Luckily, Captain He Xianghang, who has more than 15,000 hours of flight experience, managed to land the plane safely around 90 minutes later in Beijing.
No one was injured during the hailstorm scare ,according to China Southern Airlines. Passengers on the flight said it felt like a ‘roller coaster’ during the storm.
Beijing airport was forced to cancelled 25 per cent (or 160) of scheduled flights due to the severe weather conditions.